Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park

1417 Thames Street, Baltimore, MD
A Very Special Place in Baltimore to Hold The Most Unique, Sophisticated and Memorable Events Right On Waters Edge in Fells Point The Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park and Museum is an ideal venue to enjoy weddings, galas, receptions, holiday parties, club meetings, corporate events or any other milestone celebration. Our exceptional spaces provide gorgeous and spectacular views of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. With several unique spaces to choose from, we offer our clients: • The Courtyard and Promenade as the perfect setting for hosting an event for 350-1400 people • The historic Founders Room for seated dinners, corporate retreats, workshops or festive holiday parties • The Benjamin Cardin Pier, a private pier for clients to dock their yachts or host an elegant wedding ceremony and reception on the waterfront • Bearman Community Art Gallery ideal for intimate rehearsal dinners, board retreats, book signings, guest speakers, poetry readings, etc. • Shipyard Gallery offers an indoor/outdoor ambience for any special event or celebration Whether you plan your next event on The Courtyard, Pier, Promenade, Founders Room, Herbert Bearman Community Art Gallery or the Shipyard Gallery…we are certain our locale and facility will add extraordinary flair to your special occasion. We provide endless options to rent spaces collectively or separately to create your own unique vibe and setting. The Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park and Museum is a Living Classrooms Foundation campus and national heritage site that celebrates the legacy of Baltimore’s own Frederick Douglass, Isaac Myers, and the first shipyard established by African-Americans in 1868 at the water’s edge on the Inner Harbor in historic Fells Point. The site honors and interprets the contributions of African-Americans in the development of Baltimore’s maritime industry, while preserving one of the city’s oldest extant waterfront industrial buildings.
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Serving the Baltimore, MD Area
Capacity: 100  
$30-$40 /person
Luna Del Sea is proud to offer the highest quality of fresh seafood brought in by local fisheries, the freshest organic vegetables and produce brought in by local farmers and purveyors as well as grass fed beef and poultry from local markets. Not only does Luna Del Sea do catering and fine dining, but we do event planning for you. If you are looking for someone to handle your event from top to bottom, we are happy to provide that service - saving you both time and money in the process. Luna Del Sea also offers a wide variety of settings to cater to your dining needs. We offer an elegant white tablecloth dining room, a casual and comfortable outdoor seating area, an intimate patio and elegant ballroom. Luna Del Sea can cater to any event, whether it be business lunches, romantic dinners for couples, dinner parties and casual socials. Luna Del Sea also offers a full ballroom that can be used for larger parties, social gatherings or private events. Our management staff, service staff, and chefs will be more than happy to accommodate any of your service needs and desires. ** No outside caterers allowed **
Serving the Baltimore, MD Area
Capacity: 620  
We are a full service banquet hall specializing in weddings, Traditional African weddings, Bar and Bat Mitzvah's, Quinceanera's, Sangeets, Henna parties, business & corporate functions. We have two very large halls (the largest seating up to 400 guests) and a modern foyer for all your event needs and we are setting the standard in first class service. Please call us between the hours of 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. to schedule a guided tour of our banquet halls and to check on your date availability. What Comes With Both Halls 8 hour rental up till 3:00 a.m. (this is actual party time not setup or cleanup time) Gold Chiarvari Chairs 72" Round Tables Rectangular Tables Movable Stages Movable Bar Dance Floor Very large prep kitchen Restroom attendant 2 large dressing rooms (Only In The Ellicott Hall) We set up the hall before your event We clean up after your event Parking attendants to show your guests where to park (if your guest count exceeds 150) * You can extend most party past 3:00 a.m. at additional costs Hall Capacity The Columbia Hall - Seats up to 220 guests banquet style The Ellicott Hall - Seats up to 400 guests banquet style Please see pricing packages below.
Serving the Baltimore, MD Area
Capacity: 200
 
$85-$110 /person
The Hilton Garden Inn Fairfax is a five story hotel with contemporary open lobby and elegantly appointed guest rooms. Our patio is the perfect space for a wedding. We host events of all types including weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, galas, fundraisers, graduations, reunions, birthday and other special events.
Serving the Baltimore, MD Area
Capacity: 450  
$18-$40 /person
Blackfinn Ameripub is the perfect place for groups, fundraisers, or to celebrate anything you'd like to celebrate! We’ll help you host a flawless party with personalized party menus, beverage packages and full AV capabilities.
Serving the Baltimore, MD Area
Capacity: 180  
$2,000-$4,500 /event
The TreeTops Atrium Wedding and Event Venue is Secluded, Private and Serene to allow you the ability to Relax, Plan, Host and enjoy your Special Celebration. We are the Venue of Choice for Wedding Ceremonies & Receptions, Bridal Showers, Rehearsal Dinners, Baby Showers, Milestone Birthday Celebrations and Bridal Showcases. The TreeTops Atrium has a Glass Elevator, Marble Floors, and Track Lighting.
Serving the Baltimore, MD Area
Capacity: 350
 
$300-$3,500 /event
Located in the heart of the Mount Vernon cultural district, two blocks west of the Washington Monument, the Maryland Historical Society offers a unique and historic venue for weddings, meetings, and other special events. From classically elegant to strikingly modern to a touch of nature in an urban setting – the Maryland Historical Society has a one of a kind venue ready for your next event. Offer your guests a unique experience – host your next event surrounded by over 400 years of Maryland history. We offer a number of different meeting and event spaces at our property including a beautiful outdoor courtyard, a versatile auditorium, meeting rooms, classrooms and more...all for, perhaps, the best pricing in the Baltimore area. On top of this we are able to offer secured on site parking and other great amenities that no other venue can match. Our pricing is incredibly competitive and we are confident you will not be able to find a better value for your money in such an amazing facility. As an added bonus MdHS members also may qualify for a 10 to 20% discount on room rentals. The prices listed on this site are typically based on a four hour rental time. Many of our prices can be customized for the particular event. Please reach out to us to discuss pricing and dates. Contact us today for more information or to schedule a tour!
Serving the Baltimore, MD Area
Capacity: 100  
$600-$3,000 /event
The Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC / Bethesda is nestled in the heart of chic, downtown Bethesda, MD. This bustling urban district is just seven miles northwest of Washington, DC, and home to nearly 200 restaurants, two live theatres, 20 art galleries, and some of the best shopping in the Nation's Capital. The hotel is conveniently located three miles from Glen Echo Park and only one block south of the Bethesda Metrorail's Red Line Station, which puts you and your guests only minutes away from famous DC attractions like the Smithsonian Institute, Washington Monument, U.S. Capitol, and the White House. Our hotel offers a comfortable, contemporary oasis with direct access to the hotel's Mezzanine level where you can host your Wedding Rehearsal, Brunch, Welcome / Hospitality Reception, and Bridal Shower. All 216 guest rooms feature: complimentary wired and wireless Internet; large work desk with convenient, desk - level outlets, and ergonomic Mirra chair by Herman Miller; two dual - line phones with data port and voicemail; complimentary remote printing to the business center; refrigerator and microwave oven; seating area and high definition LCD television; Sleep Deep with our revolutionary Garden; Sleep System bed (in many rooms) - providing pressure - free comfort with adjustable firmness settings; and fresh and fluffy white duvet and high thread count linen. Call or email today to reserve your Guest Room Block - rooms are filling fast! And see the Deals section to take advantage of our Wedding Perk Packages!
Serving the Baltimore, MD Area
Capacity: 375  
$18-$40 /person
Blackfinn Ameripub is the perfect place for any special occasion. For groups up to 375 people, we have several spaces for small or large events - with no burdensome deposits or room rental fees! With our broad, customizable menus and our warm and friendly staff makes Blackfinn your choice for the perfect event space for any celebration! It is our goal to create the perfect event exactly how you want it. Don't see an item on our menu? Have dietary restrictions or special needs? At Blackfinn, our Chefs can provide a customization to meet your needs. We provide audio/visual including free Wi-Fi networks, projector screens, DJ services, and the ability to hook your laptop directly into our TVs for that presentation or trip down memory lane! We have over 50 beers, a progressive wine list, and endless list of cocktails including local favorites and craft beers! And if you can't make it in to Blackfinn, let us bring the FINN to you! We cater and deliver for groups of all sizes, from a small office lunch to a backyard barbecue!